Washing Machine Door Interlocks
Please see below the various manufacturers that we have listed for Door Interlocks, which we can send straight to your door.
What the purpose of the interlock?
The door interlock is an important part of the machine; it’s a safety device really. This item locks the door closed and stops it from open during use of the machine. There are reasons why firstly to stop you from getting flooded with water and also from the drum spinning round inside.
The machines knows if the door is open or not as these have micro switches inside, but these can fail, when the door is closed the appliance will think it’s open and not start the programme. If this is banged the machine can sometimes work this is a sign of the item becoming tired.
Problems this can lead to
Often when the door interlock fails simply replacing it with a new one will do the trick, however it is known that this item can send a power serge back to the circuit board and do damage there. If you have replaced the interlock and the machine still does not work then it most likely that this has happened and will need replacing too.
If you still cannot find the door interlock you are looking for please call us on 01253 699009 where our friendly knowledgeable staff will be happy to help or assist in your enquiry. Or if calling out of shop hours then please use the enquiry form Enquiry Form where we will aim to get get back to you with in 24 hours.- Read less